Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Shooting COMPLETE COVERAGEPHOTOS

Best Kayak Tours In South Florida

July 23, 2013 9:01 AM

Kayaking Tours

(Source: CBS)

Want to get in tune with your wild side? A kayak tour in one of South Florida’s many scenic waterways is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and connect with nature. Take a relaxing day trip or go crazy with a multi-day tour. Whatever you preference, be sure to get your paddling arms ready!

Blue Moon Miami

Location Varies
(305) 957-3040

Blue Moon is the place to go if you’re looking for a leisurely beginner’s tour. Most of their tours are two to three hours long and explore Oleta Park and the Intracoastal Waterway. If you want a bit more of a thrill, try their nighttime Full Moon Kayak tour which includes a beach bonfire. Howling at the moon is optional.

Kayak Dave

Location Varies
(305) 395-0355

Kayak Dave will take you anywhere your heart desires. Just call him up and he can put together any trip you want. From down in the Keys to up in Fort Lauderdale, the life-long South Florida resident knows his way around.


4000 Crandon Blvd.
Key Biscayne, FL
(305) 365-3018

The easiest way to get a tour of a Miami-Dade County Parks' waterways is through Eco-Adventures, a tour and adventure program put together by the county. Explore Key Biscayne, Matheson Bay, Indian Key and others with one of their many affordable tours. Be sure to pack your own meal and bring plenty of sunscreen and water!

Everglades Area Tours

(Source: CBS)

Everglades Area Tours

PO Box 824
Chokoloskee Island, FL
(800) 860-1476

Discover the vast marshes of the Everglades with a guided tour by some of the most knowledgeable naturalists. Try an Eco tour for a leisurely family trip and some good opportunities for animal watching. If you love nature or just want to test your limits, they also have multi-day kayak camping tours for between two and seven days.

Florida Bay Outfitters

Mile Marker 104
Key Largo
(305) 451-3018

Florida Bay Outfitters offers many different tours in the Key Largo area; day tours, multi-day tours, full moon tours and even paddle boarding tours. Plus, if you’re looking to improve your kayaking skills they offer lessons for every skill level.

More From CBS Miami

Get Your Daily DoseHere's some good news just for you.
Weather Forecast 24/7Check for current temps and what to expect throughout the day

Watch & Listen LIVE